1. Blu Kouzina
893 Bukit Timah Rd., 6875-0872
Serving up top-notch souvlakis and meze dishes, Blu Kouzina offers an authentic Greek dining experience right down to the décor and alfresco seating.
2. Brazil Churrasco
16 Sixth Ave., 6463-1923
For meat lovers, dining at this cozy little restaurant is like finding heaven on a plate. Tuck in to a dizzying variety of meats in an all-you-can eat buffet and wash it down with a couple of caipirinhas.
3. Casa Roma
#01-09 Royal Ville, 833 Bukit Timah Rd., 6464-8509
A great place to dine with the family, Casa Roma has a comprehensive range of pizzas and pastas, complemented by delicious homemade bread.
4. Fortune Seafood Steam Boat
887 Bukit Timah Rd., 6469-5957
The fact that its signboard reads “Forture” instead of “Fortune” doesn’t stop it from being packed daily.
5. Omar Shariff Authentic Indian Cuisine
#01-02 Sixth Avenue Centre, 805 Bukit Timah Rd., 6466-7318
Dine on North Indian classics at this restaurant named after the renowned Egyptian actor who starred in such films as Doctor Zhivago.
6. Pizza da Donato
8 Sixth Ave., 6219-7562
With all the casual class of an Italian roadside diner, Pizza da Donato was Singapore’s first pizza-by-the-slice shop when it opened in 2005. Choose from a wide variety of rectangular pizza slices; they’re all $7 and all superb.
#01-04 Sixth Avenue Centre, 805 Bukit Timah Rd., 6468-1649
More than just a haunt for homesick Swiss and German expats, their pork knuckle and emmenthal and gruyere fondues are the talk of town.
8. The Tea Party
#01-07 Sixth Avenue Centre, 805 Bukit Timah Rd., 6462-3563
As you might expect from its name, top-grade tea is the specialty of this laidback café. Low tables and comfortable sofas make it the perfect chill-out spot.
9. Bar Bar Black Sheep
879 Bukit Timah Rd., 6468-9382
With its rustic outdoor setting, cozy interior, affordable beers and expansive multi-cuisine menu, this is exactly the kind of bar you’d want to live down the road from.
10. The Cavern
903 Bukit Timah Rd., 6468-2344
Head here to avoid a hard day’s night. Beatlemania is alive and well at the recently opened Bukit Timah branch of this pub dedicated to the Fab Four.
11. Lazy Lizard
2 Sixth Ave., 6468-6289
Another gem of a pub on Sixth Avenue, Lazy Lizard has much character and quirkiness. A great place to knock back a few pints and catch some live sports.
more bars in Bukit Timah
785 Bukit Timah Rd., 6468-3887
Stocking a range of high-performance race and mountain bikes, Bikehaus is beloved by the city’s cycling community.
13. Durian Lingers
#01-08 Royal Ville, 833 Bukit Timah Rd., 6763-8382
Few establishments can boast a name which makes a truer statement. Durian Lingers specializes in the King of Fruits; particularly the Mountain Cat, Phoenix and D24 varieties.
14. Ikeda Spa
787 Bukit Timah Rd., 6469-8080
Channeling Zen at every corner, Ikeda is inspired by Japan’s ryokans. Elegant ikebana arrangements and kakejiku (wall scrolls) welcome you before your ganbanyoku (magma stone bed) and traditional Japanese massage sessions.